Mar/ Apr 2017
Vol 29 No 2
14 Global Action for Hearing Loss: Interview with Shelly Chadha We recently had the
opportunity to visit with Shelly Chadha, MBBS, MS, PhD, medical officer, WHO
Program for Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Loss. Dr. Chadha will be the
AudiologyNOW! ® 2017 General Assembly Keynote presenter.
By David Fabry and Jackie Clark
24 Can Individual Cognitive Abilities Direct Audiology Treatment? To assist our clients
who are living longer than ever, we need to test their hearing and their cognitive
abilities, then educate them on assistive device choices and signal processing
among cognitive changes.
By Pamela Souza, Tim Schoof, and Jing Shen
34 Burnout in Audiologists: Sources, Susceptibility, and Solutions Becoming aware of
your stressors, knowing that you have the ability to change, and having the agility
to make small changes quickly while you begin to work on longer- term changes,
may help you to prevent burnout.
By Brian M. Kreisman
48 An Unprecedented Opportunity to Transform Your Practice: Interview with Barbara Balik
The AAA Foundation in proud partnership with Phonak, LLC, will present the 2017
edition of the Foundation’s Improving Patient Care Through Innovation in the
Workplace Lecture Series at AudiologyNOW! ®
By Therese Walden
56 Your Business: A Plan for 2017 Every year, business owners should take the time to
sit down and do a little planning, just to make sure that the new year will be a good
one for business.
By Gyl A. Kasewurm
62 The Value of Audiological Care in the Age of Consumer Choice Research shows best
practices exceed product quality when determining overall consumer success, so it
is in the interest of the profession to both increase the number of audiologists using
best practices, and direct consumers to audiologists that use them.
By Abram Bailey
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